JAN 2018
Bengaluru's Daily Garbage Generation will Touch 13,911 Tonnes by 2031

Bengaluru Masterplan 2031, a provisional version of which was released by the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA), points to an uphill challenge when it comes to handling solid waste.

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Centre Promulgates Indian Forest Ordinance to Encourage Bamboo Cultivation

The Centre has promulgated the Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017, to exempt bamboo grown in non-forest areas from definition of tree, thereby dispensing with the requirement of felling/transit permit for its economic use.

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Indian Corporates in Britain Commit $5 Billion for Clean Ganga Mission

Indian corporates in the UK have committed over $5 billion for development projects under Namami Gange Mission.

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Nizamabad Farmers Lead the Way to Organic Farming

Inorganic farming mooted huge losses to paddy farmers during the last Kharif season, due to low yield and pests. However, organic paddy farmers obtained good yields and earned huge profits in Nizamabad district.

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Faced with Climate Change, Nagaland to Revive Traditional Rice Varieties

Rising temperature, erratic rainfall, and occurrence of moderate drought are beginning to impact food production in Nagaland.

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CSE Launches Forum of 20 Cities to Help Segregate Waste

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has launched a forum of 20 cities that have adopted or are willing to adopt waste segregation and management practices.

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World's Space Agencies Propose Setting up Climate Observatory

The heads of several of the world's space agencies have proposed the creation of a climate observatory to pool acquired data and share it with scientists around the globe, according to a declaration adopted in Paris.

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Project to Restore Over 700 km of Degraded Wetlands Starts

The Government of Uganda and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have kickstarted a $44.26 million project on building community resilience, wetlands ecosystems, and associated catchments in Uganda.

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English Rivers Polluted by Powerful Insecticides, First Tests Reveal

Rivers in England are contaminated with powerful insecticides, new testing has revealed, increasing concerns over the impact of the toxic chemicals on fish and birds.

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Study Finds Links between Deforestation and Fisheries' Yields in the Amazon

The conversion of tropical forests to crop and pastureland has long been a concern for scientists, as forest loss can lead to decreased rainfall, increased droughts, and degraded freshwater ecosystems.

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World's Nations Adopt Plan 'Towards a Pollution-Free Planet'

Nations have vowed to curb plastic and chemical contamination of the air, soil, rivers, and oceans, requiring a complete overhaul in the way goods are produced and consumed.

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China Plans to Quintuple Sea Water Desalination Capacity

China plans to increase its sea water desalination capacity more than fivefold during the next 3-5 years to ease a water shortage on its inhabited islands.

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Nominations open for CSP Today India awards 2013

The inaugural CSP Today India awards ceremony takes place on March 12, and CSP developers, EPCs, suppliers and technology providers can now be nominated.

CSP has made tremendous progress since the announcement of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission in 2010. With Phase I projects now drawing closer to completion, the first milestone in India’s CSP learning curve is drawing closer. CSP Today has chosen the next CSP Today India conference (12-13 March, New Delhi) as the time for the industry to reflect upon its progress and celebrate its first achievements.

At the awards ceremony, industry leaders will be recognized for their achievements in one of 4 categories: CSP India Developer Award, CSP India Engineering Performance Award, CSP India Technology and Supplier Award, and the prestigious CSP India Personality of the Year.

Matt Carr, Global Events Director at CSP Today, said at the opening of nominations that “CSP Today are excited to launch these esteemed awards, which will enhance the reputation of their recipients. I am particularly excited to launch the CSP India Personality of the Year award, a distinguished honor for the industry figure deemed worthy by their peers.”

All eyes will be on the CSP Today India 2013 Awards when nomination entry closes on February 4 and the finalists are announced on February 11. The awards are open to all industry stakeholders to nominate until February 4 at or by e-mail to

Matt Carr
+44 (0) 20 7375 7248